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Director of Sales - Commercial Development

Job Location
Fargo, ND 58104
United States
Job Description

We are currently seeking a Director of Sales for Commercial Development! The Director of Sales is accountable for results in a dynamic and fast-paced environment to drive sales through development and execution of strategic growth plans. This position will coordinate closely with functional leads to ensure the sales strategy has strong operational alignment to support the strategic initiatives of the four business units. 

About the Role:

  • Develop and implement an aggressive, consultative, technically-oriented sales and client experience strategy for all of Aldevron's platforms and product services
  • Help lead development of Aldevron's commercial development strategy, and the tactical implementation plans in collaboration with the SVP Commercial Development, Business Unit Presidents, and other senior managers across the company
  • Research, identify and develop new business prospects, including key accounts or additional opportunities in the marketplace, using multiple sources
  • Develop strategic client retention plans that result in long term, mutually beneficial relationships in conjunction with other Business Unit Sales Leaders
  • Manage commercial pipeline, creating opportunity records, writing quotes, and closing business through maintenance of current and accurate data in CRM
  • Hire, train, develop, and coach team members to create an environment of high engagement and performance
  • Partner with executive leaders across all functions to facilitate client feedback, assist in establishing and ensuring the sales/marketing goals are met
  • Represent Aldevron by attending trade shows and conferences and maintaining active membership and participation in industry member groups and events
  • Effectively communicate and deliver cross-platform capability presentations and align sales strategy across business units

About You:

  • This position requires 70% travel
  • Minimum of 10 years experience of successful commercial leadership within Life Sciences 
  • Prior pharmaceutical or CDMO experience in technical functions of development of manufacturing preferred
  • Bachelor's degree in life sciences required
  • Master's degree or Ph.D preferred

Why Join Aldevron?

  • You want meaningful work. We are in a landmark moment in the history of life science, and Aldevron is at the center of it.
  • You want to plant your career in a growing company. We are growing fast. We have limitless opportunities for people who are ready to foll up their sleeves and jump in.
  • You are excited to learn every day. At Aldevron, no day is the same. Our team comes to work ready to learn and overcome new challenges with teamwork and a passion to make lives better.

Your talents, ideas, and passion are essential to our success. Join us today!

How to Apply

For more information, or to apply now, you must go to the website below. Please DO NOT email your resume to us as we only accept applications through our website.

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